A song you should listen to when you arrive:
Liima – “Black Beach”
The roof top pool.
Best time of the day:
7pm – when the sea turns red and the lights of the favelas fade on.
A calm hideaway in a very busy city.
Room we stayed in:
Ocean View Deluxe Suite.
Overlooking Ipanema Beach, the islands and the outskirts of the Rocinha Favela.
Pleasantly off-radar from Copacabana in a quiet corner of Ipanema.
Brazilian chocolate, flowers, fresh fruit.
Distance to the next airport:
30 minutes to Rio International.
Service and Staff
Welcoming and well-prepared. Highly capable and efficient.
Less than five minutes.
Amazing – well-trained and very knowledgeable.
Perfect attention to detail, transforms the room in a complete new setting.
Fast and with all the necessary attention to detail.
Food and beverage
The seafood linguine and mushroom risotto, served on the private terrace for lunch, is a must.
Fasano al Mare offers great Italian cuisine and fresh seafood.
Try Baretto-Londra for great drinks, cocktail service, and classic rock ‘n roll music. Located on the eighth floor, the rooftop bar overlooks the infinity pool.
À la carte or buffet style with healthy selections or classic offerings.
Deluxe – but not cheap.
Across all rooms.
Even the smallest room is 40m2 with design classics from the last century.
Although you’ll find an army of pillows, some of them were quite hard – we would have appreciated more variety.
White marble, double sinks.
Well-situated within the bathroom architecture with visibility into the master bedroom.
Beautiful packaging. Argan with a Fasano label.
Enough to unpack two large suitcases.
Of course – Usage is strongly recommended.
Two: one in the bedroom area, one in the living room.
Multiple, including Netflix.
Spa, Pool & Beach
Yes, close to the infinity pool and built out of white marble.
An infinity pool on the rooftop of the hotel with an outstanding view of the surroundings — the shallow water area serves as a perfect cool-down sun deck during the day.
Right in front of the property, towels provided by the hotel.
Experiences and excursions:
Visit the islands by boat and see Rio from an absolutely unique perspective – if you want to really nail it, take your trip at sundown.
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